Articles about White House Press Secretary

US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

06 May 2022

World
US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

In a historic moment on Thursday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ+ person to be appointed as the Press Secretary of the White House.

US in no rush to recognize Taliban government: White House

09 Sep 2021

World
US in no rush to recognize Taliban government: White House

The United States is not in a rush to recognize the new interim government in Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday, asserting that it is in talks with the Taliban to get Americans out of the strife-torn country.

US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

16 May 2020

World
US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that his country will be sending ventilators to "friends in India".

Post tiff with Trump, press credentials of CNN reporter suspended

08 Nov 2018

World
Post tiff with Trump, press credentials of CNN reporter suspended

In an unprecedented move, the White House has suspended the press credentials of a CNN journalist terming his behavior as "disgusting and outrageous", hours after he engaged in a heated argument with President Donald Trump in a press-meet.

White House 'saddened' to hear Saudi journalist Khashoggi's death

20 Oct 2018

World
White House 'saddened' to hear Saudi journalist Khashoggi's death

The White House said today that it was "saddened" to hear the confirmation of Saudi Arabia's dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death, but made no mention of action against the major US ally.

Anita Kumar, first Indian-American elected to board of WH-Correspondents' Association

07 Aug 2018

World
Anita Kumar, first Indian-American elected to board of WH-Correspondents' Association

Anita Kumar has become the first Indian-American to be elected to the board of the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA), more than a century-old apex body of journalists covering the US President.

Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?

20 Feb 2018

World
Is President Trump shifting gun control stance after Florida shooting?

Amid student-led protests demanding gun control reforms after the killing of 17 people in last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, US President Donald Trump hinted at a change in stance on gun restrictions.

Trump-Bannon fight: White House lawyers threaten Bannon

04 Jan 2018

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Trump-Bannon fight: White House lawyers threaten Bannon

White House lawyers have reportedly issued a "cease and desist order" to President Donald Trump's former-chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

01 Dec 2017

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Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.

US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

18 Oct 2017

World
US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

A US Court has blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to expand his travel ban to eight countries.

White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

02 Apr 2017

World
White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

The White House recently started to release the financial disclosure forms of 180 top officials including President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.